Mississippi Crop Situation Audio From 2021
Tyler Muzzi and his mother, Doreen, visit the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville as guests for the Why Ag? series. Tyler tells the story of how he ultimately chose to return to his family’s farm as a career.
From the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville, Jason and Tom introduce a series that Tom has developed featuring stories on how people became involved in agriculture as a profession. Entitled Why Ag?, the series will kick off with Tom describing the route he took to land at Stoneville, MS, as a plant pathologist for row crops.
Trey Price again visits the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to talk about Cercospora Blight in soybean. Tom and Trey discuss current research on the disease, symptom identification, fungicide treatments and timings, as well as cultural management tactics.
In this installment, Dr. Erick Larson and Corn Verification Program assistant Mr. Nolan Stapleton discuss corn pollination issues, identifying dent stage, reproductive stages, late season irrigation, and field scouting
Angus Catchot sits down in the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to talk with Whitney, Jason, and Tom about ThryvOn cotton. ThryvOn is a new insect trait with activity against thrips and plant bugs, which is in the final stages of development.
Angus Catchot visits the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to talk about plant bugs in cotton with Jeff, Jason, and Tom. They cover recent plant bug numbers, management strategies, economic thresholds, and insecticide selection and timings.
Eric Webster from the LSU AgCenter calls into the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio to visit about rice weed control in 2021. Eric, Jason, and Tom talk about Provisia and MaxAce rice research and compare thoughts on row rice production. They finish with Eric describing his new career venture.
Brendan Zurweller sits down in the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to talk about disease management in peanut. Topics include identification of southern blight, Rhizoctonia limb rot, and early leaf spot as well as scouting, management, and fungicide application timing for economic diseases in Mississippi peanut.
Dr. Erick Larson and Dr. Trent Irby discuss realistic options for planting crops where existing corn and soybean crops have been destroyed by the recent flooding in Mississippi. These options include corn, sorghum, and soybeans.
Dr. Erick Larson and Corn Verification Program assistant Mr. Nolan Stapleton discuss the recent flooding in Mississippi and the effect it's had on corn.
Brian Mills and Will Maples sit down in the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio to discuss commodity marketing. Brian and Will run through scenarios for the upcoming national acreage reports and market projections for our major commodities. They also discuss strategies to consider when marketing Mississippi commodities.
Jason, Tom, and Jeff sit down in the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to talk about rice management. They discuss the situation with the use of propiconazole-containing fungicides, increased rice water weevil pressure after the early-June flooding, and predictions for rice stink bug and disease pressure later in the year.
Brian Pieralisi and Justin McCoy sit down in the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to talk about fertility in cotton. They discuss rates, sources, and timings for nitrogen, sulfur, and potassium fertilizers.
Mississippi State Extension crops specialists spend time talking about potential questions that may arise after the water recedes from the severe flooding experienced in parts of Mississippi in June 2021. Topics discussed are corn beginning at 4:28, cotton at 12:37, soil fertility at 20:27, soybean at 30:41, and rice at 40:01. With such a large episode, there were some editing challenges. Please excuse the sound quality during portions of the podcast.
Erick Larson visits the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to relate some preliminary findings from a cover crop project funded through the Mississippi Corn Promotion Board. Topics include choice of cover crop species, termination timing in the spring, and influence on corn growth and development.
Trey Price with the LSU AgCenter sits down in the Crop Doctor’s Podcast studio in Stoneville to share his experiences with taproot decline of soybean in Louisiana.
Dr. Erick Larson and Corn Verification Program assistant Mr. Nolan Stapleton discuss tassel stage corn and ways to manage this most important corn growth stage including best practices for irrigation.
Trey Price visits the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to discuss a variety of topics related to diseases of corn, including Curvularia leaf spot, common rust, northern corn leaf blight, and southern rust.
Justin McCoy from the North Mississippi Research and Extension Center visits the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to talk about nitrogen fertilization on corn prior to tasseling.
Drew Gholson visits the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio to talk with Tom and Jason about updates in irrigation technology in 2021, including updates to the Pipe Planner program, sensor installation, and sensor telemetry.